CEO (f/m/d)

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CEO (f/m/d)

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Entry date: October 15, 2021 Job No.: 92619
  • DB International Operations
  • Engineering
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • from Oct 15, 2021
  • Delhi

Deutsche Bahn International Operations GmbH is a part of the DB group, a world-leading global railway company with an extensive organization in Germany and projects around the world. Our company offers a technically sophisticated and customized infrastructure, mobility and transport solutions. We acquire, initiate and manage rail operations and maintenance projects outside Europe. We are looking for transport and mobility enthusiasts and entrepreneurs with long-standing experience in railway operations and projects in India or worldwide.  We are currently seeking you to build up and manage the operation and maintenance of a Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) and Mass Rapid Transport System (MRTS) business in Delhi, India. This 82km long Delhi-Meerut line will consist of 16 RRTS and 6 MRTS stations. The role will include developing a local operations & maintenance (O&M) company from scratch to full operations, developing and leading a passionate and performance driven team, steering quality, performance and customer satisfaction as well as ensuring economic success in India. 

For this New Dehli Project bid we are seeking a CEO (f/m/d).


  • Establish a local RRTS & MRTS Company with all necessary preconditions (licences, insurances, tax registrations, employment confirmations etc.) 
  • Develop and implement an organizational structure, managing principles and operational processes for managing the local company  
  • Lead the established local Company 
  • Ensure the economic success of the RRTS & MRTS 
  • Ensure a standard, safe, efficient and customer-oriented business policy for the RRTS & MRTS and implement a coordinated rail strategy in order to improve the Company’s market position 
  • Represent the company for all stakeholders at site especially for governmental authorities and be the contracting body and further develop the relationships towards the relevant stakeholders 
  • Negotiate with potential service providers and reach contracts in coherence with the confirmed RfP 
  • Develop the mid-term operative planning for the financials 
  • Responsible for the internal and external corporate communication 
  • Develop and implement an overall company strategy and prepare and implement organizational measures 
  • Responsible for the observance and monitoring of the KPIs set by the ordering party and implement counter measures, if necessary

  • Master´s or Bachelor´s Degree in Engineering, Transportation or Business Administration 
  • At least 20 years of experience in Rail based System 
  • At least 7 years of O&M experience either in Metro Project or in Rail Project with operating speed 150kmh or higher out of the above mentioned 20 years
  • At least 3 years of experience as Chief Executive Officer or O&M Head of either a Metro Project or a Rail Project with operating speed 150kmh or higher out of the above mentioned 20 years
  • Strong leadership skills  
  • Ability to demonstrate a broad knowledge across all rail engineering aspects and maintenance  
  • English at an advanced level of written and verbal skill
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • High strategic orientation, people management and intercultural skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively 
  • Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to think conceptually  
  • Willingness to move your primary residence to New Delhi for at least 2-3 years

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